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Campus Cleanup

Campus Cleanup

Rajvir Kaur, sports Co-Editor

March 18, 2013

Volunteers trickled in slowly for the DASB senate’s Winter Campus Cleanup March 13. Students tackled the area that needed help, like the Hinson Campus Center, the L Quad, and the Main Quad. They also visited smoking areas to pick up the cigarette butts and litter left behind. A total of 12 trash bags were collected an...

SUBURBAN DREAMS- Beth Yarnelle Edwards speaks at De Anza

SUBURBAN DREAMS- Beth Yarnelle Edwards speaks at De Anza

Brian Rose, Freelance Writer

March 18, 2013

Beth Yarnelle Edwards’ images are the still lives of real people at home in the Silicon Valley and Europe, which capture the daily routines and hobbies of a suburban life. award winning photographer presented her first book “Suburban Dreams” at De Anza College on March 8. The photo exhibit “Suburban Dreams” is currently on display at the Oakland Museum of...

From volleyball to b-ball

From volleyball to b-ball

Rajvir Kaur, Sports Co-Editor

March 18, 2013

Alex Scoffone first caught Arden Kragalott’s eye in 2007, when she was playing basketball at Lincoln High School. Kragalott, head coach of the De Anza College women’s basketball team, asked Scoffone to play but  Scoffone turned down the offer because she received a full scholarship to Santa Clara...

Dons mature, ready to go into next season

Dons mature, ready to go into next season

Rajvir Kaur, Sports Co-Editor

March 18, 2013

The Dons finished third in the NorCal Conference and made it to the second round of playoffs before losing to Fresno City College on March 2. Arden Kragalott, head coach of De Anza College’s women’s basketball team, said that this season was overall a successful season. “I’m happy with...

Dons’ baseball team defeats Cabrillo College 6-3 at home

Vik Gupta, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

The tension was palpable, the Dons leftfielder, sophomore Gilbert Guerra (No. 3) had just struck out looking with the bases loaded and nobody out in a 1-1 game in the bottom of the fourth inning. Feeling snake bitten with runners in scoring position was all too familiar to this Dons’ ball club. Roberto...

Dons finish third in conference, look forward to next season

Dons finish third in conference, look forward to next season

Rajvir Kaur, Radhika Iyer, Sports Co-Editor, Opinion Editor

March 18, 2013

Dons bounced back after injuries, ended 3rd in conferece The men’s basketball team of De Anza College ended its season in third place in the NorCal Conference, with an overall record of 13-13. The Dons made the playoffs but lost to San Jose City College 84-91 in round one on Feb. 27. The team...

Pharmacist weighs in on baby cured of HIV

Sahitya Katikneni, Freelance Writer

March 18, 2013

The recent news of a baby being cured of HIV in Mississippi left the medical community divided, with some researchers excited and some casting doubts on the findings. HIV is a sexually transmitted disease that causes progressive failure of the immune system leading to life-threatening conditions. Ins...

North Korea is a hell on Earth; a preemptive U.S. military strike would make things worse

Sally Lee, News Editor

March 18, 2013

It is a place where people are so hungry that children are sometimes eaten. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a life form. If it’s not “pure blood”, they are aborted. That’s North Korea according to reports made by Inside NK, a news group dedicated to reporting what is really happening...

Email searching scandal a distraction from main problem: Widespread cheating by Harvard undergraduate students

Nathan Mitchell, Asst. News Editor

March 18, 2013

Harvard University searched the email accounts of 16 resident deans to determine who leaked information about how the deans should advise students implicated in the spring 2012 cheating scandal. The search found that one of the resident deans, who acts as an academic mentor and lives in the dormitories,...

U.S. sanctions against Iran result in lack of health care for Iranian citizens

Benjamin Pacho, Freelance Writer

March 18, 2013

U.S. economic sanctions against Iran have resulted in the mounting scarcity of vital health goods and services for hundreds of thousands of Iranians. Because of fierce Republican posturing, the Obama administration has taken a hardline against Iran, perhaps following in the footsteps of his predecessor...